Your child's birth father is an important part of your child's adoption story, and has legal rights in relation to the adoption.
A legal guide to open adoptions and open-adoption agreements.
For working people who want to adopt, the need to take time off without pay may put adoption beyond your financial means.
All about the Federal Family Medical and Leave Act: Who is eligible, what protections are provided, and how you can secure your leave.
An adoption attorney explains the legal steps surrounding your child's birth when you adopt domestically.
I assumed I'd be offered the same leave and benefits as moms who give birth. When I wasn't, here's how I negotiated with my employer.
Parents interested in adopting from Haiti, the DRC, or India should pay attention to these recent updates.
What adoption laws changed in late 2015?
The information you need to know, and how to track it down.
Adoption can't be finalized until after marathon of post-placement visits and termination of parental rights. Here's what to expect before, during, and after the hearing.
Even as LGBT rights move irreversibly forward, some states are still trying to hold them back.
China's devastating one-child policy has finally ended. What does it mean for adoptees?
Two legal experts offer advice on where to start and how to navigate the uncertainties of adopting from the U.S. foster system.
We’ve been selected by a birth mom who is due in two months. Our attorney advised us to draw up a contact agreement prior to the birth. What should we include?
What to share, what to discuss, what to look for, and what to expect when you start to look for an expectant mother.
An attorney explains what laws apply when you build your family through assisted reproduction.
How you go about searching for your child’s birth mother will depend on what you feel comfortable with.
Answers to your parenting questions.
Basic facts about domestic adoption.
Learn about the most recent updates to international adoption laws that impact prospective adoptive parents adopting from countries around the world.